William Thomas Norris Jr., age 89, of Monroe, GA passed away Monday, April 22, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Oney Norris; children, Linda Dillon, Michael Norris, and Jeffrey Norris; 6 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. After retiring from the Air Force with 27 years of service, Bill taught and coached basketball at Avondale High School. He held a 9-year varsity record of 162-54 a winning percentage of .750 and a state AAAA tournament appearance in 1976. Each of those years, at least one of his players won a college scholarship. A graveside service will be held at 12:30 pm, Friday, April 26, 2013 at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA with Dr. Lamar Holley officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm, Thursday, April 25, at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. “Bill” brought so many gifts to our life. We will never forget him!

    Peace, Prayers and Blessings,

    James & Josetta

  2. Mr. Norris was a fine Christian man. I am so sorry to learn of his passing, but have no doubt that he is enjoying his new heavenly home. May God bring you and your family comfort in the days ahead.

    May God bless you all with wonderful memories of your life with Mr. Norris.

    Debbie Coile Farris

  3. Our love to the Family. Bill and Oney
    were very strong and faithful friends at Rainbow Park Baptist. He was a real Bible Scholar.

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